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I put a dvd drive into it but it won't play dvds it will play cd roms but not dvds the dvd drive is from another computer that doesn't work anymore so how do I get it to work

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You should go to the pc manufacture and dvd manufacture and make sure to get the latest updated drivers and firm ware. You can go on http://www.americal.com/pg/dvd-burner-compat.html

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